Archive for College of Engineering

Yashwant Prakash Vyas, graduating senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, became the first international student in Texas A&M history to speak at a commencement ceremony. Vyas was chosen as the student voice to represent the college of engine…


Dr. Zachary Grasley, associate professor and Peter C. Forster Faculty Fellow I in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected as a First Year Faculty Fellow in the Dwight Look College of Engineering. This new program was designed to attract the most talented…


Staff member Sarah Curylo and Drs. Peter England, H. Gene Hawkins, Jr., Stefan Hurlebaus and Gretchen Miller of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M  University, have been awarded College of Engineering excellence awards. Curylo, administrative coordinator, received the Staff…


Texas A&M University's American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe student teams competed in the regional competitions held April 7-9 at Texas Tech University. The Steel Bridge team’s first place finish qualifies it for the national competition to be held at Brigha…


Dr. Akhil Datta-Gupta, Regents Professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed a University Distinguished Professor, one of the highest honors awarded to Texas A&M faculty members and one bestowed in perpetuity.


You’ve seen them in futuristic science fiction movies for decades, but the reality is that unmanned vehicles are just around the corner, quite literally. Fully automated vehicles are expected to hit the roads as early as 2018. In the meantime, you might catch the Zachry Department of Civil Engineeri…


Dr. Satish Bukkapatnam and Dr. Cèsar Malavè of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering have been selected to receive the Fellow Award from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE). Bukkapatnam is a professor in the department and Malavè is the head of the department. …


Trudging through trails, carrying buckets laden with something so vital you dare not spill a drop. This is a situation many are not familiar with, but it is a daily reality for those regions where water would never be wasted on green lawns and potted flowers. Dedicated to providing self-sustainable …


Dr. J.N. Reddy, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) during a ceremony Sunday (Oct. 4) in Washington, D.C. Reddy, who is a Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor and holder of the Oscar S. W…


Brandon Sweeney and Blake Teipel, Ph.D. students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, were selected as winners at the 2015 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Symposium’s inaugural Student Entrepreneurial Pitch Competition in Atlanta. A total of 14 teams par…


The College of Engineering at Texas A&M University has announced the establishment of the Department of Ocean Engineering, a department that combines two existing programs within Texas A&M University — one on the campus in College Station, Texas, and one on the marine-oriented campus in Galv…


Dr. John Niedzwecki, Cain '13 Senior Chair in Offshore Technology and Regents Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named an associate editor of Marine Structures, a journal published by Elsevier in association with the International Ship and Offsho…


Texas A&M Engineering was ranked as one of the top 10 engineering programs worldwide by the Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. “Global rankings such as this are important because they put an international spotlight on the excellence of our faculty …


Texas A&M University has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation for graduate training and research. Texas A&M is one of only 10 institutions recognized nationwide with the award, out of approximately 200 proposals that were received by the NSF for the cur…


Answering the nation’s call for viable solutions to its energy and manufacturing needs requires the input and collaboration of experts from a variety of disciplines. Those experts were on the Texas A&M University campus Monday (Aug. 17) as part of the Council on Competitiveness’ dialogue series.…